Together With Refugees Coalition Launched
In response to the proposed New Plan for Immigration, leading refugee charities have come together to launch Together with Refugees. The coalition of over 130 member groups is calling for more compassionate and just treatment of asylum […]
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May
11
2021
Author
Dave Smith
Coalition of Churches sends Open Letter to Home Secretary
A coalition of over 80 churches and Christian organisations, including Jubilee+, has come together to respond through an open letter to the Home Secretary Priti Patel's New Plan for Immigration.
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May
10
2021
Author
Dave Smith
Hospitality and Sanctuary for All 2021 now available as a book.
The 2021 edition of 'Hospitality and Sanctuary for All', by Inderjit Bhogal, founder of the City of Sanctuary movement, is now being made available in book form by CTBI.
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April
29
2021
Author
Dave Smith
Jubilee+ Statement on the New Plan for Immigration
Like many churches and groups from across the UK that support refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, Jubilee+ has grave concerns about many of the plans for immigration reform outlined by the Home Secretary Priti Patel recently. The […]
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April
20
2021
Author
Dave Smith
Weekly Roundup of Refugee News 2.3.21
This week sees a whole range of asylum and refugee stories from across the world. There are more revelations about the Covid outbreak at the Napier Barracks, as well as a story of unsuitable asylum accommodation.and sexual harassment […]
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March
04
2021
Author
Dave Smith
In Depth Story of a Refugee Journey
Tortoise Media have published a lengthy, in-depth article entitled 'Fortress Britain'. It tells of the journey made by one young man who fled Iran and ended up crossing the channel to the UK, only to find that the UK asylum system […]
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January
29
2021
Author
Dave Smith
Weekly Roundup of Refugee News 29.1.21
The main features this week revolve around conditions in the old army barracks housing newly arrived asylum seekers, including an outbreak of Covid-19 at the Napier barracks in Folkestone. There are also articles on the abandonment […]
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January
29
2021
Author
Dave Smith
Migrants' Rights Network publishes report on Highly Skilled Migrants left destitute in UK.
MRN are working with over 65 highly skilled migrants whose Indefinite Leave to Remain decisions continue to be delayed or denied. The Home Office’s decisions have left many individuals and their families destitute and struggling […]
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January
15
2021
Author
Migrants' Rights Network
Roundup of Refugee News over Christmas and New Year
This week's roundup covers two weeks of national and international refugee stories up to January 6th.
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January
07
2021
Author
Dave Smith
Asylum Seekers' Mobile Phones seized by Immigration Enforcement
Several cases have recently come to light where asylum seekers in hotels have had their phones seized by Immigration Enforcement Officers on the grounds that they may contain information about immigration offences.
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December
04
2020
Author
Dave Smith
Weekly Refugee News Roundup 30th November
These are the top ten news stories on issues affecting refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in the week beginning November 30th.
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December
02
2020
Author
Dave Smith
Freedom From Torture documents Attacks on Refugee Rights
Freedom From Torture has put together a very disturbing compilation of events and a hardening of attitude within the Home Office towards refugees, led by Home Secretary Priti Patel.
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November
16
2020
Author
Dave Smith
Artwork Auction for Jubilee+
There is a lovely piece of artwork being auctioned for Jubilee+ this weekend, depicting the white cliffs of Dover.
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October
18
2020
Author
Dave Smith
The Truth Behind Seven Myths About Asylum Seekers
Huffington Post has published a very useful article for those who need facts to combat false perceptions of asylum seekers.
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October
13
2020
Author
Dave Smith
Praxis publishes new Impact Report
Praxis Community Projects in East London has just released its 2018 Impact Report, which shows the difference the organisation is making to vulnerable migrants in London.
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April
11
2019
Author
Dave Smith

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